Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Italian Chopped Salad


If you're looking for a tasty edition to any meal this Italian chopped salad is just the thing.  Crisp green leaf lettuce is combined with mozzarella cheese, sliced salami, garbanzo beans, tomatoes, and fresh herbs, all tossed with a tangy Dijon vinaigrette.  This salad would be the perfect accompaniment to pizza or pasta, or would make a satisfying lunch.



Ingredients:

1 head green leaf lettuce
½ cup cherry tomatoes, chopped
¼ cup garbanzo beans, halved
¼ cup salami, sliced
¼ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
¼ cup basil, chopped
2 tablespoons flat leaf parsley, chopped

Dressing:

2 parts olive oil
1 part white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
Juice of 1 lemon wedge
Salt and freshly ground pepper

Directions:

Toss all ingredients in a large salad bowl.  Top with dressing and toss well to combine.




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1 comment:

SkinnySimpleRecipes said...

This is a great lunch on its own...it has all you need from veggies and protein. Thanks, Meriem

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